High Tech Students Acquire Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant Credentials

(June 22 2018–North Bergen, NJ) Five High Tech seniors from D|Fab Engineering Design, under the tutelage of instructor Harry Peles, acquired Siemens Certified Mechatronic Systems Assistant Credentials by passing the Level 1 Certification Exam, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Jersey City residents Brian Arcalas, Memphis Chen, Russell Soto, Sara...

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High Tech Visual Arts and D|FAB Majors Receive Presentation by Representatives from Oritani Bank

(North Bergen, NJ- June 7, 2018) Representatives from Oritani Bank gave a presentation to the Tech/Visual Arts and D|FAB majors, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. Jack Anastasi, Vice-President of Business Development, spoke on the importance of personal finances, including credit reports, and how to succeed with a financial budget....

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High Tech’s D/FAB Academy Featured on Taiwanese News Network SET TV

(April 10, 2018)—SET TV, a Taiwanese news network, has featured High Tech High School’s Academy for Design and Fabrication (D/FAB) in an in-depth news series on schools specializing in educational excellence from China to the United States, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. SET TV’s segment on D/FAB features interviews...

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High Tech’s Alex Becerril Builds Bookcase for Valentine’s Day

(North Bergen, NJ—February 14, 2018) As a part of his final project for DFab’s Wood Technology major, Alex Becerril of Bayonne constructed a bookcase that he crafted as a gift to his girlfriend on Valentine’s Day, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. As a requirement, the Wood Technology project had...

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High Tech’s D|FAB Academy and KAS Prep Attend World AIDS Awareness Lecture

(North Bergen, NJ—December 1, 2017) Students in High Tech’s D|FAB Academy and KAS Prep students participated in an educational program on World AIDS Awareness Day, part of High Tech High School’s freshman orientation, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. The orientation began with Rob Vassilarakis, A.K.A. “Simply Rob,” a poet, activist, and...

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High Tech’s D|FAB Academy Hosts Its 2nd Annual Applebee’s Breakfast Fundraiser

(North Bergen—November 22, 2017’) The D|FAB Academy at High Tech High School raised $600 at the 2nd annual DFAB Applebee’s breakfast fundraiser, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech. These funds help D|FAB Academy pay for a variety of educational and team-building activities that make up its unique learning community.  For many educators,...

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High Tech’s Digital Design | Fabrication Academy Visits Gensler NYC’s New Offices

(New York, NY—April 6, 2017) High Tech’s Digital Design | Fabrication Academy, composing classes facilitated by Gregory and Alba Simon, recently visited Gensler NYC’s new offices at 1700 Broadway, announced Dr. Joseph Giammarella, Principal of High Tech High School. “We held a class discussion to reflect on the tour and some of the topics...

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The Robot in the Classroom: High Tech Students Display Their Handiwork on STEM Day

by Art Schwartz Reporter/staff writer, Hudson Reporter Feb 21, 2016 Inching around assorted debris, the robot crept forward to rescue the pair of climbers caught in the avalanche. Built of exposed metal beams, gears, motors, wires, and a hydraulic arm, the two-foot-tall robot towered over the three-inch climbers. “This is our competition robot,” said High...

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